With many conferences cancelled this year, the Royal Astronomical Society are organising an online poster exhibition from 14 September to give early career researchers (ECRs) the opportunity to showcase their work publicly on the RAS website. The exhibition is open to all early career astronomers and geophysicists (including Planetary Scientists), from researchers to educators to policymakers, and beyond. In this case, early career astronomers and geophysicists are defined to be anyone who feels they are at an early stage of their career (e.g. is within ten years of their last degree, or is a student, postdoctoral researcher or equivalent), and we encourage entrants who have taken diverse career paths.
Studying and working in Astronomy and Geophysics in the UK
Astronomers use scientific techniques to study the origin and make-up of stars, planets, galaxies and other celestial bodies, as well as the origin and structure of the Universe in general. Geophysicists apply physics concepts and techniques to…